Saturday, September 24, 2016
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The Boise State Broncos take on the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Reser Stadium. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 14 point favorites. This season the Broncos are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Beavers have an over/under record of 0-2-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
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Brett Rypien finished with 299 yards through the air for Boise State last week. He completed 19 passes out of 35 attempts for a 54% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by Jeremy McNichols, who finished with 116 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Thomas Sperbeck was the team leader in receiving with a total of 133 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Boise State got a total of 21 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 61 total plays for 420 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 121 yards on 26 attempts.
Darell Garretson finished with 172 yards through the air for Oregon State last week. He completed 15 passes out of 30 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Beavers were led in rushing by Victor Bolden, who finished with 111 yards on 3 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 37 yards per carry. Victor Bolden was the team leader in receiving with a total of 56 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. Oregon State got a total of 17 first downs in that game. 8 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 71 total plays for 418 yards for the game. The Beavers ran for 246 yards on 41 attempts.
Boise State scores 38 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 41st in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21.5 passes on 35 attempts for a 61.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 362.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 8th in college football. The Broncos run for an average of 139.5 yards per game on 32 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 97th in the nation. They also run 67 plays per contest and average 7.5 yards per play for an average of 502 yards per game, ranking their offense 24th overall this season. The Broncos average 24.5 first downs per game which ranks them 35th in the country. They accumulate 47.5 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 92nd in the nation.
Boise State allows 333 passing yards per game, ranking 126th in D-1, and they allow 19 points per contest on defense, which ranks 36th. They give up 38 completions on 52 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 73.1. The Broncos allow 60.5 rushing yards per game on 30 carries for an average of 2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 5th in the country. Boise State allows 393.5 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 72nd in terms of yards per game. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 10 penalties for 75 yards per game, ranking them 109th among D-1 teams.
Oregon State averages 30 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 74th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 57.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 200 yards through the air per game, ranking them 91st in Division 1. The Beavers run for an average of 167.5 yards per game on 37.5 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 72nd on the ground. They also run 72.5 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 367.5 yards per game, ranking them 95th in the country on offense. The Beavers get an average of 17.5 first downs per game, which ranks 107th in the nation. They average 75 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, ranking them 25th in college football.
Oregon State allows an average of 178.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 30th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 18.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 34th in the nation. They give up 20.5 completions on 37.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.7 per game. The Beavers allow 143 rushing yards per contest on 35 carries for a 4.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 58th in the country. Oregon State allows 321.5 total yards per game for an average of 4.4 yards per play, which ranks 34th in D-1. They force 3 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 56.5 yards in each contest, ranking 60th in the nation.
Boise State Betting Trends
Boise State is 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
Boise State has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Oregon State Betting Trends
Oregon State is 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
Oregon State has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/18/16 TE Jake Roh Leg "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
09/18/16 LB Joe Martarano Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
08/30/16 S Dylan Sumner-Gardner Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
09/17/16 CB Dwayne Williams Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
09/17/16 S Jalen Moore Suspension expected to miss 1st half vs. Saturday Boise State
08/29/16 DE LaMone Williams Knee out for season
08/29/16 OL Sean Harlow Leg out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon State
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